Free Virtual Event: “The Creator Economy vs Media Death Stars”

NYC Media Lab
3 min readMar 28, 2022


Free Virtual Event: “The Creator Economy vs Media Death Stars” Evan Shapiro’s Media Map Prognosis — New for 2022 View this email in your browser

Tomorrow: “The Creator Economy vs Media Death Stars”
Tues March 29th 11am, Free

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“It’s now corporate content versus creator content” says Evan Shapiro — of eShap.

With Disney Streaming, Amazon, and Netflix octupling down on content, and Discovery Inc and WarnerMedia merging into DiscoBros, Evan Shapiro — eshap — says it’s a battle between creators and platforms.

The NYC Media Lab’s Executive Director Steven Rosenbaum will engage Shapiro in a crisp and often provocative conversation. As platforms like Apple TV and Netflix dig deep to spend huge dollars on content, will creators become little more than highly paid properties of the platforms they serve?

“Suddenly, in a creator economy, you can make a middle-class living. Last year, 2021, was the first year that you can make a middle class living in the creator economy used to be the top 1% of creators made any kind of f**##ing money, and then everybody else made nothing but the platform made all” says Evan Shapiro — of eShap.

Shapiro is a mapmaker, and in this presentation of the battles ahead, Rosenbaum will endeavor to turn Shapiro’s maps into a guidebook for how creators can navigate their path toward a future as kings of content. Kings, or court jesters? That remains to be seen.

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